Coventry Motor Companies

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Companies Based In Coventry

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The Motor Car Industry In Coventry Since The 1890 S

Author: David Thoms
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
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market was controlled by the 'Big Six' which included Ford, Vauxhall, Rootes and
Standard, Singer having fallen away as a volume manufacturer. National trends
were mirrored in Coventry, but the inability of a number of firms to realize their
potential, coupled with the post-war growth of Morris and Austin in particular,
meant that the City failed to realize its early promise as the dominant centre of
large scale motor vehicle production. By 1939 Coventry's two largest car
assemblers, ...

Cars Of The Standard Motor Company

Author: Phil Homer
Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited
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A concise history of one of the biggest manufacturing companies in Coventry and owners of Triumph.

Coventry S Motorcar Heritage

Author: Damien Kimberley
Publisher: The History Press
ISBN: 0752490419
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This outstanding volume is illustrated with 200 archive photographs and ephemera from the collection held at Coventry Transport Museum, and is a valuable record of the motor companies and their machines, as well as the individuals who both ...

The Coventry Motor Industry

Author: David Thoms
Publisher: Ashgate Pub Limited
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The growth of the Coventry motor industry to 1914 was facilitated by large inputs
of capital, but often in modest allotments. Several firms which began in a small
way drew financial support from local sources. For example, seventeen of the
twenty-five shareholders who contributed to the Endurance Motor Company
when it was launched in 1898 were listed as resident in Coventry.41 Funds were
also attracted from neighbouring areas. The Arden Motor Company was
established in ...

Labour And Business In Modern Britain

Author: Charles Harvey
Publisher: Psychology Press
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2 However, these figures create a false impression of continuity, for the
intervening period was a time of mergers and take-overs which saw Standard
joining forces with Leyland, the Lancashire bus and truck company (1961), and
Rootes finally relinquishing control to the Chrysler Corporation of America (1967)
. By 1968 Jaguar was the sole survivor of Coventry's specialist car companies,
albeit as part of British Motor Holdings (1966). With the exception of William
Lyons at Jaguar, the ...

Daimler Century

Author: Edward John Barrington Douglas-Scott-Montagu Baron Montagu of Beaulieu
Publisher: Haynes Publications
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Published to celebrate its forthcoming centenary, this book interweaves the personalities and elegant products of Daimler together with 100 years of automotive and social history

Jaguar In Coventry

Author: Nigel Thorley
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decided to expand into proper car production and in 1931 the first of their new
products was announced. A deal was struck with the well-respected Coventry
motor manufacturer Standard to supply completed chassis to Swallow. These
would be bodied and trimmed to a new sporty style and marketed under the
name SS. The SS1 and a second, smaller vehicle, the SS2, were distributed
alongside the Swallow-bodied cars through the Henlys organisation. Sidecar
production also ...

The Victoria History Of The County Of Warwick The City Of Coventry And Borough Of Warwick

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In the same year the company was set up in disused cotton mills formerly
occupied by the Coventry Spinning and Weaving Company, with J. S. Critchley
as works manager and Simms as consulting engineer.54 In the same year
Lawson had floated the Great Horseless Carriage Company which was offered to
the public for subscription with a capital of £750,000. Of this £500,000 was said to
be in respect of a contract for licences to use patent rights belonging to the British
Motor ...